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American Indian (Native American) Landmarks

Places of importance to American Indians.


Abo Pueblo Ruins

Abo, Torrance County, New Mexico, 87036
Abo is a pueblo ruin in New Mexico that is preserved in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. There is a trail through the mission ruins, and a 0.5 mile (0.8 km) trail around the unexcavated pueblo ruins.


Acoma Pueblo

Cibola County, New Mexico
Also known as "Sky City", Acoma Pueblo is a American Indian site built on top of a 367-foot (112 m) sandstone mesa. It is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States.


Agua Caliente Indian Reservation

Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, 92264
The Agua Caliente Indian Reservation occupies 126.706 km2 (48.921 sq mi), including parts of the cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, and Rancho Mirage.


Agua Fria National Monument

Cleator, Yavapai County, Arizona
Created by Presidential proclamation on January 11, 2000, the 71,100 acre (288 km2) monument has over 450 distinct Native American structures, some of large pueblos containing more than 100 rooms each.


Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation

Dallardsville, Polk County, Texas
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is a Federally recognized tribe of Alabama and Koasati in Polk County, Texas. These peoples are descended from members of the historic Muscogee or Creek Confederacy.


Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall (Sitka Camp No. 1)

Sitka, Alaska
The building is significant for being the original chapter of the Alaska Native Brotherhood, an organization representing native rights in Alaska.


Alaska Native Heritage Center

Anchorage, Alaska, 99504
The Alaska Native Heritage Center is an educational and cultural institution for all Alaskans, located in Anchorage, Alaska. The center opened in 1999.


Alcatraz Island

Often referred to as "The Rock" or simply Alcatraz, the island has been the location of a lighthouse, a fort, a military and federal prison and an American Indian protest. It has become a popular tourist attraction.


Bear River Massacre Monument

Franklin County, Idaho
Western Shoshone Indians acquired the Bear River Massacre site in 2008 to protect it as a sacred burial ground. They intend to erect their own monument in memory of victims of the massacre which occurred on January 29, 1863.


Bering Expedition Landing Site

According to the U.S. National Park Service, this is where the first attempts at contact between Europeans and Alaskan natives were made by naturalist Georg W. Steller, surgeon aboard Vitus Bering's St. Peter.


Bottle Creek Indian Mounds

Baldwin County, Alabama
This is an archaeological site once occupied by a Mississippian culture between AD 1250 and 1550. It includes 18 earthen mounds, the tallest being roughly 45 feet high.


Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Chinle, Apache County, Arizona
The monument covers 131 square miles (339 km2) and encompasses the floors and rims of the three major canyons: de Chelly, del Muerto, and Monument. These canyons were cut by streams with headwaters in the Chuska mountains.


Casa Grande National Monument

Coolidge, Pinal County, Arizona
The national monument consists of the ruins of multiple structures surrounded by a compound wall constructed by the Hohokam, who farmed the Gila Valley in the early 1200s. "Casa Grande" is Spanish for "big house."


Cherokee National Capitol

Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, 74464
The Cherokee National Capitol served as the headquarters for Cherokee government from the time of its completion until 1907 when Oklahoma became a State. The structure is fairly well preserved and is a late example of the Italianate style.


Crazy Horse Memorial

Crazy Horse, Custer County, South Dakota, 57730
The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument on privately held land in the Black Hills. It depicts Crazy Horse, an Oglala Lakota warrior, riding a horse and pointing into the distance.


Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, 46204
The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art houses an extensive collection of Native American art, as well as Western American paintings and sculptures collected by businessman and philanthropist Harrison Eiteljorg (1903-1997).


Gnadenhutten Massacre Monument

Gnadenhutten, Ohio
The Gnadenhutten Massacre, also known as the Moravian Massacre, was the killing on March 8, 1782, of ninety-six Christian American Indians, including sixty-eight women and children, by American militia from Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.


Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art, the Center is a 10,000 sq ft (1,000 m2) museum of the authentic history and artifacts of traditional Pueblo cultures and their contemporary art.


Iowa Indian Reservation

White Cloud, Kansas
The Iowa Reservation of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska straddles the borders of southeast Richardson County in southeastern Nebraska, Brown, and Doniphan Counties in northeastern Kansas.


Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Gran Quivira, New Mexico
These austere yet beautiful reminders of this earliest contact between Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonials consists of the ruins of four mission churches: Quarai, Abo, Gran Quivira and the partially excavated pueblo of Las Humanas.

Top 10 Most Popular American Indian (Native American) Landmarks Landmarks

  1. Alcatraz Island
  2. Abo Pueblo Ruins
  3. Bear River Massacre Monument
  4. Gnadenhutten Massacre Monument
  5. Acoma Pueblo
  6. Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall (Sitka Camp No. 1)
  7. Bering Expedition Landing Site
  8. Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
  9. Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation
  10. Agua Fria National Monument